The Size of the Decibel

How "big" is a decibel?

Starting Frequency. (default is middle C)

Five successive steps of -10dB (-1 Bel)
Ten successive steps of -6dB
  Ten successive steps of -3dB
Ten successive steps of -1dB

This demonstration was created by Dan Boye using the Java2 sound interface written by Todor Penev.